21.06.2018

The seabed contains precious metals. The battle over their extraction has long started. But nobody knows exactly what the consequences of deep sea mining are going to look like for the marine ecosystem. Civil society organisations took advantage of World Oceans Day to highlight the threat of overexploitation.

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An interdisciplinary research approach to sustainable resource management (IWRM) has succeeded in establishing a multi-resource mix for water use for the population of the Namibian Etosha basin which can permanently improve the...

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The German Agricultural Society (DLG) is currently conducting a comparative study on agricultural trends in management and technology in 13 countries world-wide.

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Impact measurement

03.04.2018

On average, 400,000 US dollars and a period of three years is needed to measure the effect of a development intervention, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation concludes from its activities. These are valuable...

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Are we on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? Based on a wide range of data, the World Bank’s 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals shows progress and possibilities in global development.

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